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Winter Appalachian Trail Thru Hike – Day 9 (21 miles)

Winter Appalachian Trail Thru Hike – Day 9 (21 miles)

Christmas Day! Better yet, a white Christmas.I woke up at Derrickā€™s Knob Shelter. It was cold at around 15F (-10C) and I did not particularly

Jan 3, 2018 : Andrew Sherry
Winter Appalachian Trail Thru Hike – Day 8 (23 miles)

Winter Appalachian Trail Thru Hike – Day 8 (23 miles)

Up into the Smokies I headed.I barely managed to pack up and get to the toilet block in time this morning. After that it was a mile or so road

Dec 27, 2017 : Andrew Sherry
Winter Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike – Day 7 (22 miles)

Winter Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike – Day 7 (22 miles)

I woke up at 6 and started hiking shortly after. Like yesterday, it was raining and I was walking through the clouds. The light of my headlamp was

Dec 27, 2017 : Andrew Sherry
Winter Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike – Day 6 (22 miles)

Winter Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike – Day 6 (22 miles)

The family that I was sharing the shelter with got up at 5ish. I tried to sleep in but gave up, packed up and headed down the trail with the

Dec 27, 2017 : Andrew Sherry
Winter Appalachian Trail Thru Hike – Day 5 (27 miles)

Winter Appalachian Trail Thru Hike – Day 5 (27 miles)

Today was a tale of two.The morning was full of questioning my decision to attempt this adventure. Self doubt and other thoughts filled my mind.

Dec 27, 2017 : Andrew Sherry
Winter Appalachian Trail Thru Hike – Day 4 (20 miles)

Winter Appalachian Trail Thru Hike – Day 4 (20 miles)

The rain that started last night, did not stop at all. My alarm went off at 6.30 but I rolled over and waited for the sun to rise.I got up about

Dec 27, 2017 : Andrew Sherry
Winter Appalachian Trail Thru Hike – Day 3 (24 miles)

Winter Appalachian Trail Thru Hike – Day 3 (24 miles)

The southbound thru-hikers that were staying in the same shelter woke up and started packing up at 5.30am. Way too early for me. I like mornings, but

Dec 27, 2017 : Andrew Sherry
Winter Appalachian Trail Thru Hike – Day 2 (20 miles)

Winter Appalachian Trail Thru Hike – Day 2 (20 miles)

Last night I went to bed on blood mountain shelter. It was surrounded by clouds and I was fully expecting my sleeping bag to be saturated in the

Dec 27, 2017 : Andrew Sherry
Winter Appalachian Trail Thru Hike – Day 1 (30 miles)

Winter Appalachian Trail Thru Hike – Day 1 (30 miles)

Last night @colahikes @walkeatsleep and @travelerbytrail drove to Springer Mountain. About a mile from the top our truck lost traction. Ice was the

Dec 22, 2017 : Andrew Sherry